Gram's Holiday Slaw

Gram's Holiday Slaw

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Coleslaw is the perfect side dish for picnics and summer cookouts, but it's also a great choice for the holidays. This recipe takes your basic cabbage slaw to festive heights with the addition of dried cranberries and toasted walnuts.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 1 (10 ounce) package finely shredded green cabbage (6 cups)
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts, toasted (see Tip)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • ¼ cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar or sugar substitute (see Tip)
  • ½ teaspoon salt


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  1. Combine cabbage, dried cranberries, walnuts, red onion, and bell pepper in a large bowl. Whisk together cider vinegar, oil, sugar, and salt in a small bowl. Add to cabbage mixture. Cover and chill for 1 to 24 hours. Toss before serving.
  • Tips: To toast nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.
  • If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda Granular, Equal Spoonful or packets, or Sweet 'N Low bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 tablespoon sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except 129 cal., 10 g carb. Carb choices: 0.5.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 135 calories; 10 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 24 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 53 IU vitamin A; 17 mg vitamin C; 24 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 154 mg sodium; 116 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (28% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1½ fat, 1 vegetable, ½ fruit

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